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Fandom Favorites Volume 4

This tweet They see me Rowlin’ They hatin’ https://t.co/dfiqou7vpD — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) February 17, 2016 Mystery Show Podcast Hannah says: Mystery Show is a podcast produced by Gimlet and hosted by Starlee Kine, who you may know from This American Life. As the name suggests, Starlee goes around solving mysteries that can’t be solved […]

Missed Mindy Connections

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by Proma Khosla and Radhika Menon JUNE 2011 | Pretty in Pink: Main St., Ann Arbor, MI In the summer of 2011, we found out that a movie starring Jason Segel would be filmed on our college campus. It was one of our first brushes with celebrity –…

The Dural Sac In the legendary Lost pilot, Jack (Matthew Fox) tells Kate (Evangeline Lilly) a powerful story while she’s sewing up a deep cut on his back.

Fandom Flirting: Dos and Don’ts

Let’s not sugar coat it. When there’s a bunch of geeky people, all with varying levels of age and experience, and whole lot of hormones running rampant around a hotel or convention center for a weekend–things are gonna get steamy.

My Dad Took Me To My First Convention

Sunday, I sat down with my parents for almost two hours to talk about my early days of fandom, and why they ever let me run wild on the internet almost 10 years ago. It was exciting to look back on days I’ve since forgotten, remembering how much I’ve sacrificed,

Like Nothing I Expected: Arisia

When my friend Mark Oshiro, aka Mark Does Stuff, invited me to attend Arisia, a Science Fiction/Fantasy convention, with him, I was pretty nervous. I thought about not even going. It felt foreign, different, unexpected.

The Filmi Fusion Fandom

I officially joined the Harry Potter fandom in 2004, around the theatrical release of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, when an obsessive desire to talk about the books and movies turned into hours of perusing MuggleNet and eventually reading and writing my first fanfiction. I

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